A tip for cleaning up dirty oil color palette

Method I found out this trick to clean up dirty oil paint palette by accident. One time I left a puddle of acrylic paint in a tray and forgot it. […]

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Review me on Observica Magazine Spring 2022

Application I applied “10th Review Me” via CaFE website this spring. It took a long long time to go through the entire process step by step. Once selected, the publication […]

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Fantasy oil painting “On-Meow-Ji”

Background Onmyōji (陰陽師) was one of the official positions belonging to the Bureau of Onmyō [ja] of the Ministry of the Center under the ritsuryō system in ancient Japan, and […]

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Abstract oil painting the Gingerbread man/lady

Initial thoughts I love to make gingerbread cookie for my family. I thought about painting it. However, after looking through lots of pictures online, I decided to avoid realistic style […]

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Digital sketch time lapse with Procreate (9)

This post is for time lapse videos of digital sketch “Gingerbread man/lady” series. The sketch is square shape but the final oil painting is rectangle.

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Exploring mixed media and collage

Idea I am exploring mixed media with collage. The general goal is to let the paint speaks itself. All I have in mind in the beginning is color theme. For […]

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Abstract oil painting Backyard birds (2)

Continued from Part 1. Digital sketch Actually, blue jay is the first of this series and gold finch is the last. Time lapse videos for these three can be found […]

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Abstract oil painting Backyard birds (1)

Initial thoughts I am exploring more about abstract forms. Birds are excellent models since they often have unique color pattern on their body. My goal is to paint something that […]

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